When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his wife Ann, sons Shane and Todd and daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The ...
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Refusing to believe her story about cave-dwelling monsters, the sole survivor of a spelunking exploration gone horribly wrong is forced to follow the authorities back into the caves where something awaits.
Michael J. Reynolds,
When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his wife Ann, sons Shane and Todd and daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The gun he gets thrown in by Sheldon Blake proves disabled, and for a sinister reason: near Borneo, Blake's men turn up to capture them. The family escapes but loses the yacht on a reef. They build a cool camp on an island. But the pirates keep coming back, and the boys discover why: he hid a treasure in the yacht. Shane is also discovered and captured in more than one way by French plane wreck survivor Françoise, who later teams up with the family.Written by
This film made national news as the trained jaguar took a bite out of one of the people on the set. The next week the same jaguar attacked a stunt person. The jaguar was retired. See more »
In the closing scenes, as Anna, Elizabeth, and Francoise race in the speedboat toward the pirate ship, they are supposed to be in a remote, uninhabited part of the ocean. But in the background a seaport with docks, buildings, and boats is clearly visible. See more »
A Movie that Will Insult the Intelligence of Everyone in Your Family
Disney has stooped low before, for example the remake of South Pacific but this is just low. I decided to give the movie a chance after all I do fondly remember the original Swiss Family Robinson. This movie sucked plain and simple. If Jane Seymor's career wasn't dying already this movie just gave it a good shot in the foot with a rusty bullet. The acting is horrible the actors especially the swiss family children are completely obnoxious. One would have to be a complete moron not to get this movie. If I were a child I would divorce my parents if that made me watch this crap. What happened to Disney? I think its Michael Eisner and his quest for family values. Walt Disney is rolling in his grave over this one.
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